Definition of Platysmas

1. Noun. (plural of platysma) ¹



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Definition of Platysmas

1. platysma [n] - See also: platysma

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Platysmas

platypusaries
platypusary
platypuses
platypussaries
platypussary
platyrhine
platyrhini
platyrhinian
platyrrhine
platyrrhines
platyrrhinian
platyrrhinic
platyrrhiny
platys
platysma
platysmas (current term)
platysmata
platyspondylia
platystencephaly
plaud
plauded
plauding
plaudit
plaudite
plauditory
plaudits
plauds
plausibilities
plausibility
plausible

Literary usage of Platysmas

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1. Anatomy of the Cat by Jacob Ellsworth Reighard, Herbert Spencer Jennings (1901)
"... whose fibres bridge over the ventral interval between the borders of the platysmas of opposite sides. Action. — Moves the skin of the face and neck. II. ..."

2. A Manual of Anatomy for Senior Students by Edmund Owen (1890)
"... and platysmas may draw the anterior part downwards and inwards, whilst the other piece may be drawn upwards and forwards by the temporal, ..."

3. American Journal of Dental Science by American Society of Dental Surgeons (1867)
"... says: " The platysmas are sometimes unequal in strength."|||| Ziemssen says : " The muscle is sometimes absent. ..."

4. A Manual of the practice of medicine by Frederick Taylor (1895)
"... of respiration—a sudden deep inspiration, like a sob or sigh, is made, the shoulders are raised, the chest expanded, the sterno-mastoids or platysmas ..."

5. Anatomy of the Cat by Jacob Ellsworth Reighard, Herbert Spencer Jennings (1901)
"... whose fibres bridge over the ventral interval between the borders of the platysmas of opposite sides. Action. — Moves the skin of the face and neck. II. ..."

6. A Manual of Anatomy for Senior Students by Edmund Owen (1890)
"... and platysmas may draw the anterior part downwards and inwards, whilst the other piece may be drawn upwards and forwards by the temporal, ..."

7. American Journal of Dental Science by American Society of Dental Surgeons (1867)
"... says: " The platysmas are sometimes unequal in strength."|||| Ziemssen says : " The muscle is sometimes absent. ..."

8. A Manual of the practice of medicine by Frederick Taylor (1895)
"... of respiration—a sudden deep inspiration, like a sob or sigh, is made, the shoulders are raised, the chest expanded, the sterno-mastoids or platysmas ..."

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